Software Engineering

QA Automation Engineer - (London)

London, United Kingdom   |   Full Time

You will work closely within our product squads to help meet the day to day business needs of Echobox. This includes designing, implementing and managing automated tests across the product suite to ensure we can minimise our delivery cycle times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within our product squads to help meet the day to day business needs of Echobox.
  • Be responsible for the designing, implementing and management of automated tests across the product suite.
  • Be jointly responsible for the maintenance and quality of codebases and infrastructure.
  • Assist in general support of our products where required.

About Echobox

We are a fast-growing, research-driven, profitable startup building an artificial intelligence that helps online publishers overcome the challenges they face with their digital strategies. 

Using novel maths, data science and machine learning techniques, we are revolutionising the publishing industry and have a track record of building things that others have ruled out as impossible.

Our AI is currently being used by online publishers to automate and optimise their presence on Social Media. Leading names from around the world rely on our product every day, including The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, The Sun and over 300 other leading publishers worldwide.

Our Culture

We work with people who have stellar academic backgrounds, as well as the ability to think innovatively. We have a very strong work ethic but understand the importance of autonomy in getting things done efficiently. We all enjoy a great degree of freedom in structuring our work, provided we are in the office most of the week and ultimately get the job done.

About our work:

To get a better insight into the kind of work we do, check out our open-source project on Github (, our data showcases ( and our YouTube content on Microservices (


Academic Qualifications

  • 2.1 degree in a STEM subject from a top tier university
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years experience as a full-time developer with an understanding of different automated testing paradigms.
  • Agile development (scrum, kanban, peer reviews etc).
  • TDD & Continuous Integration.
  • DCVS
  • An ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
  • Genuine passion for technology

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working with ‘Cypress’ for end to end UX testing.
  • Experience working with consumer contracts in a microservice environment.
  • Experience utilising AWS services.
  • Familiarity with common *nix command line tools.

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